Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

Common Distortions in the Science vs. Religion Debate

So much of science education, especially when it comes to the place of science in context of religion, is based on caricature and misrepresentation....

Evolution: How Much of the Narrative of Adam is Metaphorical?

Is the narrative of Adam (s) in the Quran metaphorical? This is something that some modernist Muslims claim in their attempt to reconcile evolutionary theory...

Do Quran and Hadith Describe the Earth as Flat?

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

It Is Impossible For Someone to Live 950 Years!

Whenever people tell me that the idea that Nuh, for example, or the youth of the cave, or Khidr, or Dajjal have lifespans spanning...

How Did the West Advance Past the East?

The standard academic argument: Europe was an open market of ideas and coupled with intra-European competitive drive and old fashioned ingenuity, this led to...

How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

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Aljazeera’s AJ+ Promotes LGBT, Sex Work, and Drugs to Muslims

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Cannibalism and Necrophilia in Traditional Hinduism: The Case of Kali

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Is Homosexuality Predetermined from Birth?

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